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Kansas City Chiefs get overlooked in logo power rankings

It’s the symbol that represents a city and a franchise; it’s the mark that fans wear with pride, showing their allegiance to their favorite team. That’s what makes a logo important. And while every NFL team’s signature is recognizable, not all of them are created equal. Some are classic and iconic. Others are modern and cool. But a few are downright putrid, bastions from...
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This is just another reason why the Kansas City Chiefs should pay Justin Houston

The situation between the Kansas City Chiefs and Justin Houston is about to get very ugly. With the franchise tag applied on Monday Houston’s already thinking about sitting out until Week 10, according to Pro Football Talk. Want to remember the simpler times? How about when Houston got his 20th sack last season? Here's a vine of Justin Houston's #Chiefs single-season-record-tying...
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The Tag Means Justin Houston Will Be a Chief (Probably)

Over the last few weeks, I have discussed the fact that Houston would remain a Chief, either by singing a new contract or by being Franchise tagged.That has happened, as of this morning.The Chiefs have placed the Franchise tag on Houston for the 2015 season. That is not unexpected. It was reported that it is the Non-Exclusive variety of the tag. That would allow Houston to sign with...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

De'Anthony Thomas working on being a complete receiver this offseason

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver De'Anthony Thomas worked in a hybrid role as a rookie, playing both running back and pass catcher. however, the second-year player says he wants a bigger role in the offense for 2015. Thomas wants to become an all-around receiver, and overall a complete player. According to the Kansas City Star, Thomas has been working this offseason on becoming...
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NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Dolphins, Giants, Jets, Patriots

Chiefs Adam Teicher writes that the Chiefs’ decision to use the non-exclusive franchise tag on OLB Justin Houston leaves the door open for the possibility that another team could sign him to an offer sheet that could be hard for Kansas City match. If the Chiefs declined to match an offer sheet for Houston, they ...
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What does the release of Anthony Fasano mean for the Chiefs?

View image | gettyimages.com On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs released veteran tight end Anthony Fasano two years into a three year deal with the Chiefs. Despite missing seven games in two years, he became a dependable target for Alex Smith and caught 48 catches for 426 yards with seven touchdowns, and in 2013 he was the first Chiefs player since Dwayne Bowe in 2010 to catch...
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Chiefs lay franchise tag on Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs placed their franchise tag on All-Pro defensive lineman Justin Houston on Monday. The Chiefs and Houston have until July 15 to agree on a long-term contract. If they fail to have a deal in place by that time, they cannot agree on one until after the 2015 regular season. “Justin is […]
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Kansas City Chiefs put franchise tag on Justin Houston

Justin Houston The Chiefs wanted to stick to their best aspect of the defense when they put the franchise tag on outside linebacker Justin Houston. This comes on the day of the deadline for teams to franchise tag players. Houston led the team and the league in sacks in 2014 with 22.0. He was 0.5 sack off of Michael Strahan’s NFL record for sacks in a season. The franchise tag...
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In this game of chicken, Chiefs fans see red, Houston sees miles of green

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It takes two to tango, kids. So before you throw John Dorsey under the Twitter bus for the 15th time this afternoon, ask yourself two questions: 1. If you were in Dorsey's shoes, would you rather have Justin Houston locked up, pain-free, in the long term for the Kansas City Chiefs, or quarterback Alex Smith? 2. Which player is likely to go out and break the bank...
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Who is Kansas City Willing to Give Up to Keep Justin Houston?

The business side of the NFL is about to get turned up a few notches. As of Monday morning teams starting hitting their can't lose players with the franchise tag. In some cases only the player's current team can continue negotiating, but in others the player can talk to whomever he wants, but his current team gets to match whatever offers are made.The Kansas City Chiefs hit star...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

It is still considered the greatest quarterback class ever in one round of the NFL Draft. Six quarterbacks, all with differing degrees of success and failures. It started with John Elway, who won two Super Bowl titles in his tenure in Denver and ended with Dan Marino, who got to a Super Bowl, re-wrote the NFL record books and never won a title with the Miami Dolphins.Somewhere in...
Via Football Nation
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Do the Kansas City Chiefs need to grab an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
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Chiefs place non-exclusive tag on Justin Houston, LB 'intends to aggressively pursue an offer sheet from another team'

According to Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com, the Kansas City Chiefs elected to use the non-exclusive tag on linebacker Justin Houston. Another team can attempt to sign Houston to an offer sheet and if the Chiefs choose not to match, they would collect a pair of first-round picks. Florio writes: 'Per a league source, Houston intends to aggressively pursue an offer sheet...
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Chiefs franchise All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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Chiefs franchise All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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Report: Things between Justin Houston and the Kansas City Chiefs about to get ugly

The Kansas City Chiefs have, as expected, placed the franchise tag on star defender Justin Houston. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015 But, all this seemingly ensures is a ticked off Houston will now protest. Per league source, Chiefs used non-exclusive tag...
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Former NFL Player Compares Melvin Gordon to an All-Pro RB—And It's Not Jamaal Charles

With his lean frame, shredded physique and big-play ability, it’s easy to see why Melvin Gordon is drawing comparisons to Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles. However, one former NFL player
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Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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AP Source: Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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Chiefs franchise tag Justin Houston

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports The Kansas City Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston on Monday, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015   Houston’s tag is expected to be worth about...
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Report: Chiefs place franchise tag on Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs may not be in the best cap situation heading into free agency, but they made sure that Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston will not hit the open market. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015   In reportedly placing the franchise tag...
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Chiefs Franchise OLB Justin Houston

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Kansas City Chiefs have officially placed their franchise tag on OLB Justin Houston. Houston, 25, recorded 68 tackles, 22  sacks, four forced fumbles and five pass defenses over the course of 16 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 1 outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense this year ... The post Chiefs Franchise OLB Justin Houston...
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Kansas City Chiefs’ draft needs

Coming off of a fairly disappointing year, the Kansas City Chiefs look to the draft to fill some of the holes in their lineup. John Dorsey has some ground to make up from the past two NFL drafts. In 2013, the Chiefs selected left tackle Eric Fisher. Fisher has not lived up to his expectation at all and is part of the reason the offensive line is horrendous. Dee Ford was Dorsey...
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Kansas City Chiefs: 13 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July. At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of...
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